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Baby Food Jar Crafts

Baby Food Jar Crafts

Seedling Jars
Baby Food Jars
Decorative Paper
Mod Podge
Twine
Paper or Polymer Clay Tags
Sharpie
Soil
Rocks
Seeds and/or Seedlings

1. Cut strips of paper to cover the flat part of each baby food jar. 
2. Using matte mod podge, adhere the strips to the surface, let each jar dry, and then seal them with more podge.
3. Place a rock at the bottom of each jar to aid water drainage, fill them with  potting soil and plant your seeds/seedlings.
4. Attach paper or polymer clay tags to each jar with hemp twine and label them with the corresponding plant name. 


Tea Light Holders
Baby Food Jars
Fabric Strips
Ribbon/Twine/Contrasting Fabric/Embellishments/Etc
Pinking Sheers
Mod Podge
Tea lights

1. Cut strips of fabric to cover the flat part of each baby food jar using pinking sheers.
2. Using matte mod podge, adhere the fabric strips to the surface, let each jar dry, and then seal them with more podge.
3. After completely dry, place your tea light and enjoy!
4. For a hanging tea light, use strong, yet flexible wire, and wrap in around the jar top


Memory Game with Baby Food Jar Lids
At least 10 Baby Food Jar Lids
A set of shapes, icons, etc. that are toddler-identifiable (for a printable pre-made set see the30girl.com)
Scissors
Glue or Tape

1. Using clip art or photoshop, create pairs of shapes easily identifiable by toddlers
or download the printable pre-made set at the30girl.com.
2. Cut out each circle and glue to the underside of your baby food jar lids.
3. After drying, have fun playing! This game is compact and travels well and
as your child tires of the same pictures you can replace them with new ones!


Pin Cushion
One Baby Food Jar and Lid
Ribbon
Poly-Fil
Hot Glue Gun/Glue
Fabric (cut into a 7in diameter circle)
Needle/Thread

1. Using a basic running stitch, stitch around the circle approximately .5-.75 inch from the edge.
2. Pull your threads to create a little sack then push in a small amount of filling to create a little cushion.  Pull the threads tight
to create a ball and tie off the ends.  Push to flatten the edges so that the bottom of the puff can be hot glued to the top of the lid. 
3. Using your hot glue gun, apply a generous amount of glue to the top of the lid and hold your cushion down until glue is dry.
4. Using your ribbon, glue it around the edge of the lid to hid the cushion bottom and lid edges.
5. Put your miscellaneous pins in the jar and a few on top for a functional pin cushion!

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